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    'Cats' Lawsuit Will Go to Jury

    A federal judge is allowing "Cats" 's makeup artist to sue the megashow's producers for copyright infringement and more

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    Outer Critics Circle Makes "Contact"

    "Contact" received five awards from the Outer Critics Circle which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this season, it was announced by press release on Mon., May 1. The dance play was judged a musical by the Circle despite the fact that all of its music is taped. A similar decision ...

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    ACTOR'S ACTOR: Petula Clark - This Is Her Song

    When she was told that no less than Julie Harris thought her Norma in Sunset Boulevard the best she'd seen onstage, Petula Clark seemed both pleased and humbly astonished, saying, "What a wonderful thing to say, and coming from her, my God! She came to see me in London ...

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    Letter from the EditorFrom the Editor:

    Yuletide cheer notwithstanding, tomorrow marks a sad day for West Coast actors. It will be the last day at work for Kevyne Baar, the West Coast Field Representative for Actors Equity Association, who has overseen Equity and Eligible auditions and served as a sort of traveling union ambassador for several ...

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    CORRECTION

    The wrong box office number was listed with last week's review of Eleemosynary at the Colony Studio Theatre. The correct phone number is (323) 665-3011. Also, in Back Stage West's Spotlight on Singing (5/28/98), an old phone number was listed for singing coach Deborah Shulman. The ...

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    NLRB: Disney Denied Info to Equity - Company May Have Subcontracted Actors, Avoiding CBA

    The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that Walt Disney World Co. violated federal labor law by failing to furnish Actors' Equity Association with employees' job assignments, as well as inform the union of the theme park's relationship with affiliated corporations.

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    REVIEWSSALOME

    at the Actors' Gang

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    Clinton's Bridge Theatre Is Castle's Bridge to Future

    Castle Clinton, the one-time fortress in Battery Park, will soon reopen as a theatre for the first time in 146 years. On Wed., June 5, The Bridge Stage of the Arts and the Conservancy for Historic Battery Park will present "Hart & Hammerstein Centennial Plus One at the Castle," the first ...

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    TWO-HEADED

    Among last year's justly acclaimed local productions was Julie Jensen's Last Lists of My Mad Mother, a quietly devastating glimpse at the ravages of Alzheimer's disease and its effects on a mother/daughter relationship. Jensen's Two-Headed is another intimate portrait of female bonding and shares with ...